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What is the official name of the BRIP1 gene?
The official name of this gene is “BRCA1 interacting protein C-terminal helicase 1.”
BRIP1 is the gene's official symbol. The BRIP1 gene is also known by other names, listed below.
Read more about gene names and symbols on the About page.
What is the normal function of the BRIP1 gene?
How are changes in the BRIP1 gene related to health conditions?
Where is the BRIP1 gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 17q22.2
Molecular Location on chromosome 17: base pairs 61,679,185 to 61,863,936
The BRIP1 gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at position 22.2.
More precisely, the BRIP1 gene is located from base pair 61,679,185 to base pair 61,863,936 on chromosome 17.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about BRIP1?
You and your healthcare professional may find the following resources about BRIP1 helpful.
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the BRIP1 gene or gene products?
See How are genetic conditions and genes named? in the Handbook.
Where can I find general information about genes?
The Handbook provides basic information about genetics in clear language.
These links provide additional genetics resources that may be useful.
What glossary definitions help with understanding BRIP1?
anemia ; bilateral ; bone marrow ; cancer ; carcinoma ; cardiac ; chromosome ; DNA ; DNA repair ; epithelial ; familial ; fistula ; gene ; germline ; helicase ; locus ; neoplasms ; predisposition ; protein ; renal ; susceptibility ; thrombopenia ; tissue
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.
The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional. See How can I find a genetics professional in my area? in the Handbook.